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Learning & Language

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Life & Death

Life & Death

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Preferred Name:
HUDDERSFIELD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (1889 - 1974)
Date created:
1868
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10166937
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WEST RIDING Administrative County 1868 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 773.
WEST YORKSHIRE Conurbation     1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, '[Table giving details of make-up of Conurbations; details need to be added]'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIGHOUSE MB Area: 7 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of GOLCAR UD Area: 150 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of HALIFAX RD part of Fixby CP Area: 660 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of KIRKHEATON UD Area: 91 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of LEPTON UD Area: 23 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of LINTHWAITE UD Area: 324 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of SOUTH CROSLAND UD Area: 957 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of STAINLAND UD Area: 60 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 87427. The County of York West Riding Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1938 M. of H. Order No. 93469. The County of York, West Riding Review Order, 1938

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALMONDBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1868 1924 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 505.
DALTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1868 1924 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 533.
HUDDERSFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1868 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 562.
LINDLEY CUM QUARMBY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1868 1924 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 576.
LOCKWOOD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1868 1924 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 577.
LONGWOOD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1890 1924 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 577.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Huddersfield MB/CB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10166937

Date accessed: 23rd April 2014